Shahbazyan’s next fight set

Hoover High grad will take on Anthony Hernandez at UFC Fight Night on May 20.

Shahbazyans next fight set

By Ryan Avakian and Leo Piloyan

“The Golden Boy” Edmen Shahbazyan, a Hoover High grad, is now back on his way to climbing the UFC middleweight ladder. 

Shahbazyan is scheduled to fight Anthony Hernandez on May 20 at UFC Fight Night. A location has yet to be determined.

In his last fight, Shahbazyan snapped a three-fight losing streak with a technical knockout in round two against Dalcha Lungiambula, earning a $50,000 performance bonus for the fight. 

Hernandez has won his last three fights and has signed a new UFC contract. He has a 10-2-0 record in the UFC.

The 25-year-old Shahbazyan comes into the fight with a 12-3 record.